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Governor General David Johnston congratulates Don Tapscott on winning the 2017 Digital Pioneer Award
May01

Governor General David Johnston congratulates Don Tapscott on winning the 2017 Digital Pioneer Award

2017 Digital Pioneer Award Recipient: Don Tapscott Don Tapscott, CEO of The Tapscott Group, is one of the world’s leading authorities on the impact of technology on business and society. Don was the originator of the term ‘Digital Economy’ and one of the first people to predict the internet’s dramatic effects on business and government on a global scale. He has published over 15 books, including The Digital Economy Anniversary Edition: Rethinking Promise and Peril in the Age of Networked Intelligence (October 2014); Macrowikinomics: New Solutions for a Connected Planet (2012); Grown Up Digital (2008); and, Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything (2006). His most recent project is BLOCKCHAIN REVOLUTION (2016), a book written in collaboration with his son Alex, that showcases new technologies that ensure privacy and protection while also making exchanges of currency more convenient, and how the theories behind technology can be applied to other fields to help society.   Learn more about the Digital Pioneer...

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Don Tapscott in Tech on Politics Podcast
Nov25

Don Tapscott in Tech on Politics Podcast

The Internet is entering a second era. We’ve had the Internet of Information. With blockchain we’re seeing the rise of the Internet of Value. There are profound opportunities to improve the economy and also the operations of government. Download the podcast on iTunes.

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Fintech Innovation and Disruption. Blockchain Insights with Don and Alex Tapscott
Nov18

Fintech Innovation and Disruption. Blockchain Insights with Don and Alex Tapscott

Simon Cocking from Irish Tech News: Having recently reviewed their new book on Blockchain we thought it would be interesting to find out a little more about the dynamic Tapscott duo behind the book. Here is our exclusive interview with them. Read the full interview on Irish Tech...

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Blockchain Revolution German Edition
Oct28

Blockchain Revolution German Edition

Blockchain Revolution is now available in German! Co-author Don Tapscott was interviewed on German national radio to discuss blockchain. Listen to the interview on BR.de.

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Central banks urged to use blockchain for digital cash
Oct12

Central banks urged to use blockchain for digital cash

“We need to move forward and create a digital dollar,” consultant and author Don Tapscott told CyberScoop. He briefed the IMF at their annual gathering, telling them “When you can have digital cash, all kinds of wonderful things follow for the economy.” He cited a Bank of England study that suggested eliminating just 30 percent of the friction in the payments system would boost the GDP by three percent. Read the full article. (Image via DonkeyHotey /...

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Top 25 Quotes from Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott’s Blockchain Revolution
Oct12

Top 25 Quotes from Don Tapscott and Alex Tapscott’s Blockchain Revolution

Don Tapscott is one of the world’s leading authorities on technology and business. He has authored over 15 books including Wikinomics, The Digital Economy, and Paradigm Shift. With his son, Alex Tapscott, he recently co-authored the book Blockchain Revolution, How the Technology behind bitcoin is Changing Money, Business, and the World. Blockchain Revolution has quickly become the leading publication on blockchain technology for beginners. One of biggest challenges to adoption of blockchain technology is education. It is a highly technical topic that one cannot fully learn and understand in one briefing, meeting or discussion. It truly takes a concerted study and because this technology is still so new, there are very few educational resources available to the public. Finally we have a book that demystifies Bitcoin and blockchain technology for the average person with or without a computer science background. Read the full article on...

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